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Shri Jaintapuri Temple lies on the mountaintop in the Kota village near Rishikesh, is a quiet typical Himalayan village. It is at a height of 1200 meters from the sea level. Village trek is the only way to reach this quaint Shri Jaintapuri temple & Kota village.
Village Trek Rishikesh is a mix of hiking & trekking into the woods along the river Ganges with the whooping sounds of the Ganges River all the way, from one mountaintop to another mountaintop, is an enchanting trek for every eco-activist & adventure lovers.
The village is living by an amount of 350 people, the place is absolute blissful for enthusiastic trekkers.
Trek in Rishikesh offers a package of full excitement including a visit of Phool Chatti Ashram, a Himalayan wooden bridge bird ‘eye views of the river Ganges, a halt at house to have a cup of tea.
The Temple's mountaintop Temple ( is ideal for camping ), the Kota village Homestay with Himalayan cooking demo session, the morning terrace Yoga & mediation above the 1200 meter, swimming in the river Ganges near ancient Vashishta Cave, crossing an old hanging bridge over the Ganges and a holy visit to Maharshi Vashisht, where you can observe a silence
The villagers are mostly farmers, very hospitable and welcoming nature and you will be thankful for this trek which gives a very local opportunity to feel and live such simple & gentle culture and tradition. And, participating in farming activities with villagers is a blissful experience you take away forever with you.
7 Km Trek Via Phool Chatti Ashram
5 km Downhill Trek via Vashishta Cave
Rajaji National Park
Sunrise View & Cooking Demo
Ashram at Vashishta Cave
|Departure Time||Everyday @ 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM|
|Return Time||10:00 PM - 01.30PM|
|Travel With Private Transport|
Village Trek or Kota Village is unmatchable scenic trail in Rishikesh, there is nothing like this trek in Rishikesh. The trek route runs along the bank of the Ganges in the Rajaji National Park that gives you a mix of high-altitude & low-altitude trek experience and it is showcase of real offbeat adventure activity nearby Rishikesh.
After arrival in Rishikesh, you will proceed in the private transport up to Phool Chatti Ashram( 5 km) and then your trekking activities will start just after visiting Phool Chatti Ashram. The stunning trails take you into the ardent forest along the bank of the Ganges with sounds of gurgling the river Ganges.
The Himalaya & the Ganges will keep you hooked 3 to 4 hours up untill the tail end of trek at mountaintop of Shri Jaintapuri Temple, before reaching the village, you have tea break time at a local house on the top, to enjoy a cup of tea in the midst of endless range of Shivalik mountain peaks.
You have also the first interaction with real locals, after that you keep moving down to reach the village, have leisure time to accommodate with suuroundings & people too. later, in the evening, you enjoy cooking demo course, dinner and lights off.
Today, wake up with the rising sun across the deep misty mountains, a spellbound vista of Himalaya with chirping sound of the Himalayan birds and a Surya Namaskar & Mediation, then a simple organic breakfast.
After Breakfast, enjoy the farming activity and daily life of a village with locals.Later, after having a brunch, trek down towards Vashishta Cave. en-route, comes a point on the bank of the river, where you get a chance to take a deep / swimming, then continue trekking through the lush green forest up to the cave.
You have to cross the Ganges river through a classical hanging bridge, the taxi driver will pick you up from the bridge end point and drive you away for the cave visit, where you spend free time for meditation,etc. In the afternoon, you will drive back to Rishikesh.